This Week in Nature

An exome sequencing study in Nature Genetics suggests that mutations to chromatin remodeling and ubiquitin ligase complex genes contribute to a subset of endometrial cancer cases. A National Human Genome Research Institute-led group performed whole-exome sequencing on tumor-normal samples from 13 women with endometrial cancer, focusing on an aggressive serous endometrial cancer subtype.

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Researchers report using genotyping to tie together illegal ivory shipments and trace them back to a handful of cartels, the New York Times reports.

Researchers find that historical factors influence which genes are the most highly studied, the Atlantic reports.

The US National Science Foundation's new sexual harassment policy is to go into effect next month, according to Nature News.

In Nature this week: genomic ancestry analysis of Sardinians, current noncoding mutations in colorectal cancer, and more.